Genshin Impact Version 1.1 December Patch, Zhongli and New Events

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Genshin Impact version 1.1 is about to receive a bunch of special events!

MiHoYo’s brand new update to it’s beloved open-world RPG has seen new characters story and quests already be added into the game.


But it appears the developers aren’t done treating fans quite yet!

Genshin Impact is continuing to put out updates, now adding a brand new playable character, as well as events to fill December!

Here’s everything we know!

New Character



Zhongli is a five stars rarity character who originates from the Liyue region and controls the Geo element.

Once you’ve managed to reach Adventure Rank 40 and complete Chapter 1: Act 3 "A New Star Approaches” you can unlock Zhongli’s story quest.

To do this you’ll need a Story Key.

The quest is called "Historia Antiqua Chapter".


Read More: Is Genshin Impact On The Nintendo Switch?


Genshin Impact has also added a bunch of new events too!

Version 1.1 Events PreviewAs a new star approaches, so too do new events — are you ready, Travelers? Scroll down and view the image below for details on upcoming events~The "While It's Warm" event is also coming soon!
— Paimon (@GenshinImpact)
December 1, 2020

First off there is a Gliding challenge event which will run from December 4 until December 14.


You’ll be able to earn a range of awesome rewards thanks to four-star weapons and event-exclusive five-star weapons receiving a huge drop-rate boost.

The Seize the Day event will give you an extra reason to log in until December 16, earning you cool new rewards on top of those you would also earn!

Additionally, a Character Trial event that lasts until December 22 will let you trial some characters for a limited-time, including the new Zhongli!

That’s it for now!


We’ll keep you updated as we learn more!